Friday, 30 October 2020 11:51

Christopher Wilkins takes on new role for Board in ANZ region

Chris Wilkins, Board International Chris Wilkins, Board International

Decision-making platform provider Board International has appointed Christopher Wilkins as Director of Partners and Alliances for the Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) region.

Wilkins joins Board with 22 years of experience in channel partnership enablement and sales management within the IT industry, having previously worked for companies including OpenText, IBM, SAP, Cognos, Business Objects and, most recently, as Director of Channels for Australia and New Zealand at Anaplan. 

Board says Wilkins will be responsible for building on the company’ existing channel presence in the ANZ region, enabling and supporting partners’ sales activities with effective go-to-market strategies.  

“We are delighted to welcome Christopher to Board. His industry knowledge and experience will be invaluable as we continue to grow our presence in Australia and New Zealand. This appointment reflects our commitment to providing high levels of strategic, localized support for our partners, helping them to achieve significant sales results and build relationships with their customers that are second-to-none,” said Jessica Venturini, Chief Business Development Officer at Board International. 

Commenting on his appointment, Wilkins said: “Board is at a pivotal point in its expansion, making it a really exciting time to become part of the team. In such turbulent markets, the need for a robust approach to strategic business decision-making is vital, so the potential for Board is huge. I look forward to working with both existing and new partner organizations to tap into this opportunity.” 

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